The Other Alcott - Chapters 19 - 21 Summary & Analysis

Hooper, Elise
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Chapter 19 starts as May begins her new class with Mr. Hunt. May finds the class to be more challenging than expected, and Miss Knowlton is particularly critical, even prohibiting her from painting. Her sister tells her to keep at it, and to keep working. One day Mr. Hunt announces introduces Jane Gardner to the class as a guest lecturer. Miss Gardner walks around the room giving feedback. After the class is over, Miss Gardner talks to May and May tells her she will “never become an artist at this rate” and Jane responds, “Don’t wait for anyone else to call you an artist . . . If you wait around for other people to define you, you’ll be saddled with their expectations - and that’s dangerous territory for a woman” (163). At the end of the chapter, Miss Knowlton finally advances May to painting...

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